, the dual-sided filmmaker whose Hollywood career is broadly split between highly aware genre fare (Robocop
, Starship Troopers
, Black Book
) and gleeful, exploitative silliness (Showgirls
, Basic Instinct
, Total Recall
), has long wanted to make a film about Jesus. Yes, that
Jesus, the carpenter. He co-wrote a book on the subject, Jesus of Nazareth
, and has tried for some time to raise money to do a film version.
Now he's ...